HISTORY NEVER FORGETS
An athletic record book includes nearly every accomplishment in sports, unless you were an early female competitor.
Now the Oregon Ducks welcome the pioneers of women’s athletics, more than 250 women from 13 sports. Their historical contributions will be forever safeguarded.
Gender equality plays a bigger role in sports, and outside of sports. The best way to celebrate accomplishments in the face of adversity is creating context.
Oregon women didn’t have enough uniforms for everyone and had to share. They couldn’t play on the same fields as the men. They weren’t offered scholarships.